Boston Globe Features $3 Million Gift for J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World

Boston Globe
February 13th, 2018 by 

J.D. Power III '53 talks with students during a campus visit in 2013
J.D. Power III '53 talks with students during a campus visit in 2013. Photo by: Rob Carlin

College of the Holy Cross alumnus J.D.”Dave” Power III ’53, was recently featured in the Boston Globe, where he discusses his transformative $3 million gift to support the College’s experiential learning program, now called the J.D. Power Center for Liberal Arts in the World, as well as his modest upbringing in Worcester and the fond memories of his experience at Holy Cross.

“My dad was strapped, from his limited salary [as a teacher], and wanted to make sure that we all got to college,” Power told the Globe. “Being a day hop, as they called it, I spent a lot more time going to and from school for classes.”

Power’s gift will enable Holy Cross to further its focus on experiential learning programs—an essential element of a liberal arts education—that make it possible for students to identify and pursue growth opportunities outside the classroom.

Power, founder of the global marketing information firm J.D. Power and Associates, comes from a long line of Holy Cross graduates and is a longtime supporter of the College. His daughter Susan Curtin graduated from Holy Cross in 1993 and is now a member of the College’s Board of Trustees.

“We were really looking for a way to honor our father’s legacy and the impact he’s had . . . and marrying that up with all the great lessons he learned at Holy Cross,” Curtin said.

To read more, visit the Boston Globe.

Additional Coverage

| More

Comments are closed.

11/09/18 Theodore V. Wells Jr.’72 Receives Honorary Degree From Holy Cross
11/07/18 Holy Cross Alumnae at the Helm of Puerto Rican Media Company Mix Business and Social Justice
11/04/18 Basketball Legend Bob Cousy ’50 Reflects on Race in New Book, On-Campus Conversation
10/31/18 The Wall Street Journal Highlights Holy Cross Professor’s Research on Kids’ Response to Stress
See All

One Love Workshop
11/13/2018
Counseling Center Open to Campus Community Only Categories: Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Join Us to learn more about Interpersonal Violence and Prevention on...
See More >>


Ilgunas Lecture
11/14/2018
Environmental Studies Open to the Public Categories: Environmental Studies
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Ken Ilgunas walked 1,700 miles across North America, following...
See More >>


Philosophy Club Meeting
11/14/2018
Philosophy
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall 501
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


Coffee & Conversation following Brittney Cooper Event
11/14/2018
Africana Studies
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
BRITTNEY COOPER—the cultural critic, public intellectual,...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/14/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


the little match girl passion
11/15/2018
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
In a brilliant theatrical adaptation with haunting shadow projections, masked...
See More >>


Lecture: Thomas White '69 in Defense of Dolphins
11/15/2018
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Thomas White, Holy Cross Class of 1969, will give a talk on "Dolphins,...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/15/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


the little match girl passion
11/16/2018
Arts Transcending Borders (ATB)
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
In a brilliant theatrical adaptation with haunting shadow projections, masked...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/16/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/17/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/19/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/20/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


Sales Club Meetings
11/26/2018
Ciocca Center for Business
Edith Stein Hall 118C
Holy Cross Sales GroupThe Holy Cross Sales Group explores the sales and management...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/26/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


Mimecast Info Table
11/27/2018
Center for Career Development Open to Campus Community Only Categories: Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the Mimecast Info Table speak to representatives...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/27/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


Feminist Forum Weekly Meeting
11/28/2018
Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
Come to Feminist Forum's first meeting of the year, where we will be...
See More >>


Lecture: Yale Theologian Willie Jennings on Race and Religion
11/28/2018
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Renowned American theologian Willie Jennings, associate professor...
See More >>


Philosophy Club Meeting
11/28/2018
Philosophy
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall 501
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/28/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


Video Music Awards
11/29/2018
Residence Life & Housing
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Crossroads Lounge
The RHA Video Music Awards is a competition between House...
See More >>


Inside the Hiring Process
11/29/2018
Education
Edith Stein Hall 423
Join the Teacher Education Program as we welcome an alumni panel who will speak...
See More >>


Sonita Sarker Lecture
11/29/2018
Gender
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
See More >>


Northeastern Univ. Graduate School of Professional Accounting Info Table
11/29/2018
Center for Career Development Open to Campus Community Only Categories: Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
Stop by the Northeastern University Info Table to learn more...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/29/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


Concert Band - Dress Rehearsal
11/30/2018
Holy Cross Bands
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
11/30/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/1/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/3/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


Athletics Workshop - Mindfulness
12/4/2018
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & Dunn
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/4/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


City Year Info Table
12/4/2018
Center for Career Development
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
Stop by the City Year Info Table to learn more about this...
See More >>


Philosophy Club Meeting (Event canceled)
12/5/2018
Philosophy
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall 501
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


English Honors Midwinter Celebration
12/5/2018
English
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/5/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/6/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


CAB Holiday Bazaar
12/6/2018
Featured
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 320
CAB will host its Annual Holiday Craft Fair & Bazaar on December...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/7/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/8/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/10/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/11/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/12/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/13/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/14/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
12/15/2018
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
O'Kane Hall Cantor Art Gallery
James A. Giambrone, an independent scholar and long-time resident of...
See More >>


MPE Meeting
1/28/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
Open to the Public
See More >>


MLK Book Read: Session 1
1/28/2019
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
We are excited to announce the fourth annual MLK Winter...
See More >>


Little Women: The Musical
1/28/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the...
See More >>


Little Women: The Musical
1/29/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the...
See More >>


MLK Book Read: Session 2
1/29/2019
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
We are excited to announce the fourth annual MLK Winter...
See More >>


MLK Book Read: Session 3
1/30/2019
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
We are excited to announce the fourth annual MLK Winter...
See More >>


Little Women: The Musical
1/30/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the...
See More >>


Little Women
1/31/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Little Women Book by Allan Knee, based on the novel by Louisa May AlcottMusic...
See More >>


Lecture: Speaker - Jill Lepore
1/31/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Ballroom & 328
Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41...
See More >>


Little Women: The Musical
1/31/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the...
See More >>


Little Women
2/1/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Little Women Book by Allan Knee, based on the novel by Louisa May AlcottMusic...
See More >>


Little Women
2/2/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Little Women Book by Allan Knee, based on the novel by Louisa May AlcottMusic...
See More >>


Little Women
2/3/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the novel by Louisa May AlcottMusic...
See More >>


MLK Book Read: Session 4
2/4/2019
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite A - 4th Fl
We are excited to announce the fourth annual MLK Winter...
See More >>


Little Women: The Musical
2/4/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the...
See More >>


Little Women: The Musical
2/5/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the...
See More >>


Little Women: The Musical
2/6/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the...
See More >>


Little Women
2/7/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Little Women Book by Allan Knee, based on the novel by Louisa May AlcottMusic...
See More >>


Little Women: The Musical
2/7/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the...
See More >>


Little Women
2/8/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Little Women Book by Allan Knee, based on the novel by Louisa May AlcottMusic...
See More >>


Little Women: The Musical
2/8/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the...
See More >>


Little Women
2/9/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Little Women Book by Allan Knee, based on the novel by Louisa May AlcottMusic...
See More >>


Little Women
2/10/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Little WomenBook by Allan Knee, based on the novel by Louisa May AlcottMusic...
See More >>


MPE Meeting
2/11/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
Open to the Public
See More >>


Faculty Conversation Series-175th Anniversary
2/13/2019
175th Anniversary
Dinand Library Faculty Room
Subject: Mentoring: Spiritual Director as Model/MetaphorFaculty Conversation...
See More >>


MPE Meeting
2/25/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(08)
Open to the Public
See More >>


Lecture: Samuel Moyn on the Christian Invention of Human Dignity
2/26/2019
McFarland Center for Religion
Carol and Park B. Smith Hall Rehm Lib
Open to the Public
See More >>


MPE Meeting
3/11/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


MPE Meeting
3/11/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to the Public
See More >>


Faculty Conversation Series-175th Anniversary
3/14/2019
175th Anniversary
Dinand Library Faculty Room
Subject: EloquenceFaculty Conversation Series on Ignatian Pedagogy. The...
See More >>


Organ concert - Benjamin Alard
3/17/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
Benjamin Alard, OrganistChurch: Saint-Louis-en-Île,...
See More >>


MPE Meeting
3/25/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to the Public
See More >>


MPE Meeting
3/25/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/1/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


53rd Annual Hanify-Howland Lecture
4/2/2019
Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture
Holy Cross Campus
The 53rd annual Hanify-Howland Memorial Lecture will be held April 2, 2019 in the...
See More >>


Science Engineering & Technology Networking Night
4/2/2019
Mathematics and Computer Science
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/2/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/3/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/4/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/4/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/5/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/5/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 1
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/6/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
See More >>


COPE Well Week
4/8/2019
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 402(03)
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


MPE Meeting
4/8/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Suite B/C - 4th Fl
Open to the Public
See More >>


MPE Meeting
4/8/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/8/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


COPE Well Week
4/9/2019
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 402(03)
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/9/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


COPE Well Week
4/10/2019
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 401
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/10/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/11/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
See More >>


COPE Well Week
4/11/2019
Counseling Center
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 304(05)
Open to Campus Community Only
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/11/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/12/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/12/2019
Theatre
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center Lobby Table 2
LOBBY TABLE - Once in a LifetimeBy George S. Kaufman and...
See More >>


Once in a Lifetime
4/13/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Once in a Lifetime By George S. Kaufman and Moss HartApril 4-6 &...
See More >>


Chapel Artist Series Organ Concert - Pavel Kohout
4/28/2019
Music
St Joseph Memorial Chapel St Joseph Chapel
Pavel Kohout, OrganistInternational Concert Organist, Prague,...
See More >>


MPE Meeting
4/29/2019
Office of Multicultural Education
Henry M. Hogan Campus Center 406(09)
Open to the Public
See More >>


Dance Concert
5/1/2019
Theatre
O'Kane Hall Fenwick Theatre
Dance ConcertMay 1 at 7:00 PM and 9:00 PMFenwick Theatre – 2nd...
See More >>


175th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt
5/17/2019
Featured Employee
Outdoor starting at Hogan
This Scavenger Hunt is being put on by the Mission and Identity Subcommittee...
See More >>

See All